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Category: All Categories: Disasters and Rescue: Firefighting History
8 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Baggett, Bonnie.  
A HISTORY IN FLAMES: The Story of the Volunteer Firemen of the State of Delaware.

Publisher: Self-published [No place]. 1976 {Nov}. (1976)..
2nd edition. 160pp. Small folio. Red vinyl over boards impressed with a flame-like design. A gilt oval cartouche in the center of the front cover is embossed with the title surrounding a man dressed in top hat & cloak blowing a fire horn & carrying a torch. Spine embossed with gilt Letters. A previous owner's name in ink in the upper right corner of the front free endpaper o/w Fine.

Appr.: | AUD 215.12 CAD 208.10 EUR 148.00 GBP 117.83 JPY 18,500.00 MXN 2,312.50 ZAR 2,010.87 

Purchase direct from: Henry F. Hain III. Item number: 08-0089.
    
US$185.00
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2.
Baggett, Bonnie.  
A HISTORY IN FLAMES: The Story of the Volunteer Firemen of the State of Delaware.
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Publisher: Self-published [No place]. 1976 {August}. (1976)..
1st edition. 160pp. Small folio. Red vinyl over boards impressed with a flame-like design. A gilt oval cartouche in the center of the front cover is embossed with the title surrounding a man dressed in top hat & cloak blowing a fire horn & carrying a torch. About a 1' long scuff along the right side of the spine and the immediately adjacent area on the front cover (see scan), a gift presentation in ink in the upper right corner of the front pastedown endpaper ('To Ross From Prince') o/w Fine (No defects).

Appr.: | AUD 168.60 CAD 163.10 EUR 116.00 GBP 92.36 JPY 14,500.00 MXN 1,812.50 ZAR 1,576.09 

Purchase direct from: Henry F. Hain III. Item number: 10-0013.
    
US$145.00
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3.
Bowers, Steve, et al.  
Lexington Kentucky Fire Department : Commemorative Book, 1790-1993

Publisher: Fire Department; Lexington, Ky: 1994.
Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 112 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Silver lettering over dark blue buckram cloth, silver badge on front, color glossy photo endpapers, 8 pages of color photos, about 300 b/w photos with captions, including portraits of personnel, retirees, equipment, stations, firefighters in action, etc. Glossy throughout. ; Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas. ; No discernable wear.

Appr.: | AUD 29.07 CAD 28.12 EUR 20.00 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 6128.
    
US$25.00
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4.
Bulau, Alwin E.  
Footprints of Assurance.

Publisher: Macmillan, NY, 1953.
xiii, 319 p., index, illus., color front. “…a comprehensive and complete record of fire marks used by fire insurance companies in sixty-three countries. These insignia themselves tell the story of the development of one of the world's most important economic institutions.' Nearly 1800 fire marks are illustrated in halftone vignettes. Dj chipped, torn, ink inscription; good+. stock#20187.

Appr.: | AUD 58.14 CAD 56.24 EUR 40.00 GBP 31.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 543.48 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 20187.
    
US$50.00
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5.
Ellis, Leonard Bolles  
History of the Fire Department of the City of New Bedford Massachusetts 1772-1890
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Publisher: New Bedford E. Anthony & Sons 1890.
First printing. Octavo, Original cloth, black & white photographs, drawings, xii, 239, v pages. Condition: Near fine.
     Good history of the evolution of this local fire department. Well illustrated with portraits of many former members as well as some equipment, station houses, etc. Bound in dark blue textured cloth over boards with spine titled in gilt, decorated endpapers. A tiny rub to cloth at lower fore corner of upper board, short repaired tear at bottom inner margin of front free endpaper. Americana

Appr.: | AUD 145.35 CAD 140.61 EUR 100.00 GBP 79.62 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,358.70 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 11433.
    
US$125.00
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6.
Junger, Sebastian  
Fire (signed)

Publisher: New York: W. W. Norton, 2001 2nd ptg..
SIGNED boldly on title p. in author’s squiggle. 224pp. hardback sm 4to: near Fine in a Fine dj.

Appr.: | AUD 8.13 CAD 7.86 EUR 5.59 GBP 4.45 JPY 699.00 MXN 87.38 ZAR 75.98 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17912.
    
US$6.99
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7.
Kesler, Hal O., Illustrated by: Photos  
State Firemen's and Fire Marshal's Association of Texas,100 Years 1876-1976

Publisher: Intercollegiate Press, Inc. Shawnee Misson, KS 1976.
305 pp, red leatherette boards w/gilt raised embossed lettering & emblem on the front cover, front endpapers in color, back endpapers are a black & white pictorial . The story of the firefighting service in Texas as told by its men and women. The volume is for the centennial year & growth of the State Firemen's & Fire Marshal's Association of Texas. The early part of the book pictures the present & past leadership of the Association & reflects the feelings of the individual volunteer firefighters. The Texas Firemen's Training School is covered in the first few pages. The book is made up of capsules of history as submitted by members from various cities across Texas. some rubbing to the top & bottom of the spine. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 163.08 CAD 157.76 EUR 112.20 GBP 89.33 JPY 14,025.00 MXN 1,753.13 ZAR 1,524.46 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 013608.
    
US$140.25
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8.
Rose, William J., et al.  
Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company, 1944-1994 : 50 Years on the Line, Faithful and Fearless (Simsbury, Connecticut) (Fifty)

Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company; Dallas, Tx: 1994.
Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 56 pages; 4to (11.5") 29cm; Gold lettering and badge over red textured buckram cloth, about 150 b/w glossy photos including portraits of firefighting personnel, ladies auxilliary, and equipment, and firefighters in action. Glossy throughout. ; Subtitle on front: 'Serving Since 1944'. ; No discernable wear.

Appr.: | AUD 23.26 CAD 22.50 EUR 16.00 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 6094.
    
US$20.00
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